Emerson Process Management, a business unit of Emerson, has been selected as the main instrument provider for China's largest ever integrated refinery and petrochemical project - the Dushanzi Petrochemical Corp. oil refining and ethylene project. Emerson's Austin, Texas-based Process Management unit will supply the project with more than 25,000 Rosemount instruments, about 2,500 FIELDVUE DVC6000 HART smart positioners, 2,000 Fisher control valves, and more than 400 Micro Motion Coriolis meters.
The US$4 bln Dushanzi project includes the construction of 20 refining process units and 12 petrochemical process units. It is scheduled for completion by the end of 2008. The refinery will produce 10 million tpa of oil (200,000 bpd), and 1.2 mln tpa of ethylene.